Operations Manager

March 8, 2023

Job Description

  • Lagos

Kimberly Clark

Kimberly-Clark and its well-known global brands are an indispensable part of life for people in more than 150 countries. Every day, 1.3 billion people – nearly a quarter of the world's population – trust K-C brands and the solutions they provide to enhance their health, hygiene, and well-being. With brands such as Kleenex, Scott, Huggies, Pull-Ups, Kotex, and Depend, Kimberly-Clark holds No.1 or No. 2 share positions in more than 80 countries.
We are recruiting to fill the position below:
Job Title: Operations Manager
Job ID.: 855262
Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full time
Reports To: Mill Manager
Job Description

To lead the multi-functional / dimensional asset footprint of the facility and associated operating crews, being responsible for outputs and costs over these assets, and liaising with all parties with a vested interest in this production, while ensuring at all times assets are managed, maintained and operated at world class standards in the areas of safety, quality and cost.
To be an active and integral member of the Facility Management Team (FMT). Providing input on strategic and tactical plans for the Mill.

Main Responsibilities

Participate in strategic Safety initiatives and directs and maintain high levels of safety awareness through 100% employee participation.
Establish, implement and maintain excellent working conditions and high levels of housekeeping using the 5S system.
Ensure the quality and centreline culture is adopted, implemented and enforced and that quality systems are reviewed for adherence and compliance. Participate in meetings to support business development initiatives.
Manage programs which will ensure optimum performance in achieving targets and objectives in the areas of asset efficiency and reliability. This includes the development of continuous improvement plans.
Ensure departmental performance is maintained within set standards and that KCC Lean Manufacturing framework is implemented.
Provides leadership and direction to deputies using team concepts and techniques to accomplish departmental/plant objectives.
Assist and support maintenance programmes to ensure increased asset reliability.
Maintain and enforce effective financial and internal controls in order to achieve zero audit finding. Full compliance with Government Regulations and Corporate Policies.
Create an environment of continuous improvement through empowerment, education and training.
Develop a sense of belonging by creating a workplace that encourages high involvement and maximises the capabilities of team and individuals.

Required Qualifications / Experience

Minimum of a B.Tech in Production Management or Engineering, a BSc Degree preferably in Production, Chemical, Mechanical or Industrial Engineering
Minimum of 5 years plant and people management experience in a high-speed manufacturing environment (FMCG) is required, of which at least 3 years must be in a senior management role.
Proven record of operational success or related business success.
Sound management and leadership skills are essential and above average computer literacy are required.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.
Method of Application
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

To apply for this job please visit kimberlyclark.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.


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